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Videos from “The Universe Speaks in Numbers”

Published 2019

On May 29, 2019, the Institute for Advanced Study hosted a celebration of The Universe Speaks in Numbers by frequent Director's Visitor Graham Farmelo. The public event, which was held on the centenntial of the 1919 eclipse that provided the first experimental verification of Einstein's theory of relativity, brought together some of the world's foremost science communicators for an afternoon of talks discussing the close relationship between mathematics and physics.

Speakers included:
Robbert Dijkgraaf, "Welcoming Remarks"
Graham Farmelo, "Backstory"
Natalie Wolchover in an interview with Freeman Dyson and Karen Uhlenbeck
Gregory Moore, on "The Shapes of Spaces and the Nuclear Force"
Kyle Cranmer, on "The Primacy of Experiment"
Nima Arkani-Hamed and Thomas Lam in conversation
Robbert Dijkgraaf in an interview with Edward Witten

Watch the videos in the window above, or on the IAS YouTube channel.